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LINC Support Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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Description

LINC Support Services is a non-profit organisation that empowers people who have experienced mental illness and addictions to make changes to their daily lives so they can be self-fulfilled and reach their full potential in the community.

Programmes

Community Support

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Community based support - mental health

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Youth, Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

If you feel that you or someone you love needs our help, there are two pathways through which LINC’s services can be accessed - funded or private:

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Description

LINC helps people who have experienced mental illness and addictions to live with their symptoms, while achieving their goals, so they can live a fulfilled and healthy life.

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Family/Whanau Support

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD)

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Youth, Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

If you feel that you or someone you love needs our help, there are two pathways through which LINC’s services can be accessed - funded or private:

Funded
LINC Support…

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Description

LINC provides education and support to the family and whanau of clients undergoing treatment, guiding them on how they can best support their loved ones.

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Transitional Housing

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Residential support

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

There is criteria to access this programme and referrals/applications are considered on a case by case basis. There are two pathways to refer/apply to this programme - funded or private:

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Description

This is a 3 - 6 month programme providing support for individuals to develop life skills and skills to maintain a tenancy.

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Above are our office contact hours.

Support staff work with clients outside these hours and on public holidays, by prior arrangement.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Fees

Funded
LINC Support Services is funded by the Bay of Plenty District Health Board to assist people who are experiencing mental health and addiction issues. To receive funded assistance from LINC a person needs a referral from the Bay of Plenty District Health Board’s Community Mental Health team, or psychiatric inpatient unit.

Private
If you are not eligible for funding, but still feel you or your loved one would benefit from our support, you can also access our services privately. We can provide as little or as much support as required, at an hourly rate.

Website

Contact Details

76 Ninth Avenue
Tauranga
Bay Of Plenty 3110

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Street Address

76 Ninth Avenue
Tauranga
Bay Of Plenty 3110

This page was last updated at 2:44PM on June 7, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by LINC Support Services.